Tim Minchin and his Heritage Orchestra

The Australian actor, comedian and musician Tim Minchin has recently been touring all around the UK with his 55-piece Heritage orchestra and a full band.

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With just three dates of the critically acclaimed tour remaining - in Glasgow, Sheffield and Liverpool, Classic FM caught up with Minchin to talk about how the tour has gone so far and to get the low down on Minchin’s next big project – adapting Roald Dahl’s Matilda into a full Broadway musical.

Tim Minchin’s Heritage Orchestra calls at Glasgow on Sunday 8 May, Sheffield on Tuesday 10 and Liverpool on Wednesday 11.

Hear the interview with Tim Minchin below